Pets are family.
You should never have to lose a family member due to hardship.
Below you will find resources for several common issues faced by pet owners, especially those struggling to make ends meet.
Low cost veterinary services
Pet food pantries
Affordable behavioral support & tips and tricks for common pet related issues
Re-homing is okay! If resources are not enough and you must find somewhere new for your pet, you will also find a comprehensive re-homing support plan below as well as a website that will help you safely find a new home for your pet. Shelters and rescues are absolutely overwhelmed with animals right now. Re-homing is one way you can help the overburdened organizations while playing a vital and important role in ensuring your buddy finds a safe place to land.
Lower Cost Veterinary Services
The Community Medical Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Kincheloe Clinic in Spotsylvania, Virginia
Markel Veterinary Hospital in Richmond, Virginia
Helping Hands Surgical Center in Richmond, Virginia
Compassionate Care Clinic in Charlottesville, Virginia
Jessica Beath Spay & Neuter Clinic in Ashland, VA
Prevent a Litter Clinic in Richmond, VA
Most shelters and rescues offer food and supplies when available, so please check with your local organizations if you don't see a nearby pantry below.
Pet Food Assistance at the Prince William County Animal Shelter in Manassas, VA
The People Empowered Through Support Pantry in Fredericksburg, VA
Pet Pantry at the Virginia Beach SPCA in VA
Ani-Meals Pantry at the Humane Society of Fairfax Co in VA
Pibbles 4 Hope Pantry and Outreach in Woodbridge, VA
Here are some low cost behavioral support options, both virtual and in person classes.
Pet Behavior at the Fredericksburg SPCA in VA
Doggy Decorum in Virginia Beach, VA
FREE Dog Training in Prince William County, VA
Click here for a comprehensive list of common behavior issues and ways to help your pet.
Safe & Effective Re-Homing
Re-homing your pet is a very difficult decision, and sometimes it is absolutely necessary. Adopt a Pet is a free and safe option for anyone needing to find a new home for their dog or cat.
How it works:
Create a quick & easy profile for your pet. Make sure you have great photos available and be sure to write at least a paragraph detailing your pet's history and what they will need to succeed in a new home.
Review applications from interested adopters.
Meet potential adopters - virtual meetings are encouraged or distanced walks.
Finalize the adoption with a contract & everything once a match has been made!
Click logo to visit AdoptaPet.com
Still need help?
If you need to report a missing, found, or abused animal, please email the Prince William County Animal Shelter or call them at 703-792-6465.